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Privacy Notice University funding office

Last updated: 9 February 2022

1. Identity and contact details of the Data Controller

The University of Gloucestershire is registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office as a Data Controller and is committed to protecting the rights of individuals in line with Data Protection legislation. A copy of this registration can be found here.

2. Contact details of the Data Protection Officer

The Data Protection Officer is responsible for advising the University on compliance with Data Protection legislation and monitoring its performance against it. If you have any concerns regarding the way in which the University is processing your personal data, please contact the Data Protection Officer at:
Data Protection Officer
University of Gloucestershire
Registrar’s Directorate
Fullwood House
The Park
Cheltenham, GL50 2RH

3. What information do we collect about you?

The University may collect the following types of personal data about you:

4. How will your information be used?

The purposes for which we may use your personal data (including special categories / sensitive personal data) during your association with us include:

5. What is our lawful basis for processing your personal data?

The legal basis for processing the personal data will fall in to one of two categories. For those individuals representing themselves or an organisation with whom we have, or are working to establish, a contractual relationship, or equivalent, the legal basis will be that of ‘Contract’.
All other data is collected on the legal basis of ‘Legitimate Interest’ in that we believe there to be a commercial, individual or societal benefit to be gained from the processing of the data either for ourselves or for you.

6. Who receives your information?

For the purposes set out in this Privacy Notice we may share some of your personal data with certain third parties:

7. Transfers to third countries and safeguards in place

Some of the personal data we process about you may be transferred outside of the European Economic Area (EEA). In these circumstances, your personal data will only be transferred on one of the following bases:

8. How long will your information be held?

Subject to any other notices we may provide you with, we may retain your personal data relating to a given project for a period contractually specified by a given grant funding organisation.

9. What are your rights?

Under Data Protection legislation you have the following rights:

Please note that the above rights are not absolute, and we may be entitled to refuse requests where exceptions apply.

Any requests or objections should be made in writing to the University’s Data Protection Officer, using the contact details in Section 2 of this Privacy Notice.

10. How to make a complaint

If you are unhappy with the way in which your personal data has been processed you may in the first instance contact the University’s Data Protection Officer using the contact details in Section 2 of this Privacy Notice.

If you still remain dissatisfied, then you have the right to apply directly to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) for a decision. The ICO can be contacted at:
Information Commissioner’s Office,
Wycliffe House,
Water Lane,
Telephone: 0303 123 1113

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